Morsi: Egypt’s international commitments unchanged
Egypt’s President Elect Mohammed Morsi has announced the country’s commitment to all previous international treaties and obligations.
"I shall maintain all international commitments and obligations to the international community" - said the head of state at his first press conference. "Egypt does not intend to interfere in the affairs of other states, but other countries shall, likewise, not be allowed to meddle in our decision-making" – stressed Morsi.
Morsi quits Brotherhood
Acting on one of his campaign pledges, Egypt’s President Elect Mohamed Morsi has quit the Moslem Brotherhood and its political wing, known as the Freedom and Justice Party.
His other campaign pledges included a clampdown on corruption and the introduction of Sharia law.
The Egyptian President is elected for four years and cannot serve more than two consecutive terms.